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ascribe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishascribeas‧cribe /əˈskraɪb/ verb 🔊 🔊 ascribe something to somebody/something→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
ascribeWe may be quite right to ascribe agency to a child for his acts.This effort to ascribe blame makes no sense, because the dip was too small to matter.There seems no particular reason to ascribe economic rationality to one group and not the other.Sammler mastered and dismissed this suspicion, ascribing it to surprise and nervousness.We could ascribe these setbacks to the fact that our regime is young, or make other excuses.But to ascribe this to male chauvinism wouldn't be accurate either.Similarly, her consideration of wearing a crucifix as jewellery was linked to assumptions that individuals might ascribe to the wearer.
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Verb table
ascribe
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyascribe
he, she, itascribes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyascribed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ascribed
he, she, ithas ascribed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ascribed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ascribe
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ascribed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ascribing
he, she, itis ascribing
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you, we, theyare ascribing
Past
I, he, she, itwas ascribing
you, we, theywere ascribing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ascribing
he, she, ithas been ascribing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ascribing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ascribing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ascribing
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